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Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Depression (Definition)

Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more


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Can going off of nuvaring cause anxiety, depression, fatigue, and dizziness?

Can going off of nuvaring cause anxiety, depression, fatigue, and dizziness?

Not usually: Those symptoms do not usually occur simply from stopping hormonal birth control, but it is possible that you are feeling increased stress do to the lack of contraception. You should see your doctor. ...Read more

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I've been on nuvaring over 1 yr but lately I'm getting more and more emotional/depressed 1-2 weeks before period. Could this be the birth control?

I've been on nuvaring over 1 yr but lately I'm getting more and more emotional/depressed 1-2 weeks before period. Could this be the birth control?

PMS: Pre menstrual syndrome affects 30 million women in thne U.S.I, a condition of the part of the brain known as the limbic system. It is a computer that enables us to adapt to envronmental change and is the seat of our emotions. It also controls the period cycle. I would suggest d/c b.C., remove all vestiges of sugar from your diet and take a well rounded multivitamin + b complex + magnesium. ...Read more

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If medication that is suppose to help depression, why are one of the side effects depression?

If medication that is suppose to help depression, why are one of the side effects depression?

Course R bipolar: Other possibilities: if a patient is severely depressed, essentially "numb", the first response is more energy. In this case, the patient will feel more= like more depressive feelings. As treatment continues, the illness gets better and symptoms resolve.
Another possibility is if an antidepressant is given to a bipolar patient...This can actually make the patient more depressed, more unstable. ...Read more

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I started to take 400mg of same for my depression. When will the drug kick in and what are the possible side effects?

I started to take 400mg of same for my depression. When will the drug kick in and what are the possible side effects?

SAM-e: Therapeutic dosing of sam-e runs between a total 800mg - 1600mg/day -- usually given in divided doses with meals, 2-3 times/day. Doses are gradually titrated according to tolerance and result. Http://tinyurl. Com/ybr4pnh you're just beginning, and results generally require at least 4-6 weeks (like conventional antidepressants). Sam-e is usually well tolerated, but nausea & vomiting can result. ...Read more

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I have tried 25 different medications for depression since 1982. Sinnequan only worked twice with bad side effects but then stopped working in 1995.

I have tried 25 different medications for depression since 1982. Sinnequan only worked twice with bad side effects but then stopped working in 1995.

Depression: You're not the only one with the same problem. A couple of considerations - first, there's a chance it may not be just depression. Chances are it's more than depression. Secondly, if it is depression, it's not just about medication to treat it. There must be a comprehensive approach to it - psychotherapy, support group, etc. I find that people would rather take a pill without resolving the cause. ...Read more

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Can ED be cured completely with medication without any side effects? Got ED due to depression but I m not in depression anymore but ED is still there.

Not cured: But can be effectively treated with medications that have no to very little side effects (viagra, Cialis levitra, (vardenafil) some topicals, and many more on the horizon). Testosterone replacement therapy may mimic a cure if the specific medication under question has led to low natural testosterone. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with depression /ADD for over 12 years. In the last 2 yrs the stock and manufacturers have been no supply/changed brand/caused side effects

Diagnosed with depression /ADD for over 12 years. In the last 2 yrs the stock and manufacturers have been no supply/changed brand/caused side effects

Depression: With attention all disorders can be difficult to diagnose and manage. I typically will do 3 hours of formal neuropsych testing in addition to a 90 minute consult before recommending pharmacotherapy. It is not uncommon for a therapy to stop working after a while without any change in formulary. Www. Healthtap. Com/drericweisman ...Read more

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What are side effects of pristiq (desvenlafaxine) for my depression?

What are side effects of pristiq (desvenlafaxine) for my depression?

Desvenlafaxine: Potential side effects w Pristiq (desvenlafaxien) can include insomnia, unusual dreams, nausea, vomiting, constipation, drop in appetite, dizziness, vertigo, ringing in ears, erectile dysfunction, fatigue, headache, drowsiness, anxiety, tremor, ^’ed sweating, chills, yawning, blurred vision, dry mouth. REF: https://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/desvenlafaxine-side-effects. Html ...Read more

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Is quitipine a good drug for depression? And what are the side effects?

Quetiapine Fumarate: Official fda indications for use of Quetiapine Fumarate include short term treatment of schizophrenia as well as both bipolar depression & mania. Quetiapine xr has an approved indication as an adjunct treatment for major depression. It is used off label for insomnia, ptsd, adhd, aggression/ agitation, dementia, anxiety & mood disorders. It is an atypical antipsychotic. Cont'd. ...Read more

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I have anxiety and depression. Stopped medication because of side effects and no results.

I have anxiety and depression. Stopped medication because of side effects and no results.

Seek help: There are many different types of medication used to treat depression as well as anxiety and each has different side effects. A mental health provider can help chose a more appropriate medication if your current ones aren't tolerable/working. Additionally, cognitive behavioral therapy has been shown to be beneficial with no side effects. Regular therapy in addition to medication is best. ...Read more

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So I suffer from major depression have for years have trouble take the meds because of side effects.

So I suffer from major depression have for years have trouble take the meds because of side effects.

Major Depression: I understand your concern about Medication side effects.
Consider the following:
Intensive Therapy
Go to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in your State and Feel the Wonders, and Peace.
Then Reflect on your journey of life of 44 years, and feel good about your achievements in education, work, relationships and hobbies.
Visual imagery of great wonders sights National Park
Meditation
Yoga
Tai Chi ...Read more

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My friends dislike me because of the side effects of my depression. How do I stop alienating my friends?

Treatment: Psychotherapy can help with exploring the roots of your depression (psychodynamic) or dealing with the symptoms and negative behaviors of your depression (cognitive-behavioral). You can also explore in talk therapy what is causing this social alienation. Please get help. ...Read more

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Using nexitoplus and mirnite 15 is good for depression? How long these can be used with out future side effects?

Using nexitoplus and mirnite 15 is good for depression? How long these can be used with out future side effects?

Depression: As you are taking two antidepressants, the Dr. Who started the therapy should be involved in you disease assessment. Yes is good.
Have you have done a questionnaire for depression? if yes, do it again. If not do it now.
If you have improved, and want to discontinue therapy, please do it under medical supervision, rapid DC of medication can induce withdrawal syndrome, a very serious condition, ...Read more

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Is it good to use medicatios for anxiety and depression? How long can these medications be used with out side effects?

Is it good to use medicatios for anxiety and depression? How long can these medications be used with out side effects?

Depends: Medications can be effective in the treatment of depression and anxiety. The best results are usually seen when medications are taken in combination with psychotherapy/counselling. Most medications can have side effects, but they are usually minor. Discuss the side effects in more detail with the prescribing provider. ...Read more

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I take a pill for depression but get side effects everywhere. It happens to work in the head but why does it affect those areas?

I take a pill for depression but get side effects everywhere. It happens to work in the head but why does it affect those areas?

The whole body: Antidepressants affect the whole body. They definitely target the brain to help lift your depression, but those same receptors are also in other parts of your body. For example, serotonin receptors are in your brain and that is where most antidepressants function, but your gut has more serotonin receptors than your brain. That is why some people have nausea or constipation. ...Read more

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Can I take medication for anxiety depression because it has lots of side effects its dangerous to take medication can you die from it?

Can I take medication for anxiety depression because it has lots of side effects its dangerous to take medication can you die from it?

Normally safe: Normally medicines for anxiety and depression are very safe. They may cause side effects, but the side effects are not normally common or serious, and it is exceptionally rare that people die from side effects of these medicines.

If you have questions about a particular medicine or combination of medicines, feel free to ask specifically. ...Read more

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Nuvaring (Definition)

Nuvaring is a small silastic flexible hormonally embedded device that allows resorption of its hormone intravaginally over 3 ...Read more